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Decimal Constructor (UInt32)

Initializes a new instance of Decimal to the value of the specified 32-bit unsigned integer.

This API is not CLS-compliant. 

Namespace:  System
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public Decimal(
	uint value


Type: System.UInt32
The value to represent as a Decimal.

The following code example creates several Decimal numbers using the constructor overload that initializes a Decimal structure with a UInt32 value.

// Example of the decimal( uint ) constructor.
using System;

class Example
   // Create a decimal object and display its value.
   public static void CreateDecimal(System.Windows.Controls.TextBlock outputBlock, uint value, string valToStr)
      decimal decimalNum = new decimal(value);

      // Format the constructor for display.
      string ctor = String.Format("decimal( {0} )", valToStr);

      // Display the constructor and its value.
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("{0,-33}{1,16}", ctor, decimalNum) + "\n";

   public static void Demo(System.Windows.Controls.TextBlock outputBlock)
      outputBlock.Text += "This example of the decimal( uint ) " +
          "constructor \ngenerates the following output.\n" + "\n";
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("{0,-33}{1,16}", "Constructor", "Value") + "\n";
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("{0,-33}{1,16}", "-----------", "-----") + "\n";

      // Construct decimal objects from uint values.
      CreateDecimal(outputBlock, uint.MinValue, "uint.MinValue");
      CreateDecimal(outputBlock, uint.MaxValue, "uint.MaxValue");
      CreateDecimal(outputBlock, (uint)int.MaxValue, "(uint)int.MaxValue");
      CreateDecimal(outputBlock, 999999999U, "999999999U");
      CreateDecimal(outputBlock, 0x40000000U, "0x40000000U");
      CreateDecimal(outputBlock, 0xC0000000, "0xC0000000");

This example of the decimal( uint ) constructor
generates the following output.

Constructor                                 Value
-----------                                 -----
decimal( uint.MinValue )                        0
decimal( uint.MaxValue )               4294967295
decimal( (uint)int.MaxValue )          2147483647
decimal( 999999999U )                   999999999
decimal( 0x40000000U )                 1073741824
decimal( 0xC0000000 )                  3221225472


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

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